The Coliseum

By Logan Schell

The Colosseum

Located just east of the Roman Forum, the massive stone amphitheater known as the Colosseum was commissioned around A.D. 70-72 by Emperor Vespasian of the Flavian dynasty as a gift to the Roman people.

Coliseum grand opening

Monday, Nov. 30th, 12-2pm

Colosseum, Piazza del Colosseo, 1, 00184 Roma, Italy

Next to Mrs.Isslers house

Events

  • The Opening Parade
  • The entry of the Vestal Virgins and the most important priests, politicians, soldiers and senators of Rome
  • The entry of the Emperor
  • The Religious ceremonies and sacrifices
  • The Games would begin and the Entry of the Gladiators would take place late afternoon